February 21 – March 21


In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Cháves is an exhibition by Humanities Texas, a state affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities, curated in collaboration with Dr. John C. Hammerback, affiliate faculty member in communication at the University of Washington.

Featuring thirty-eight photographs paired with excerpts from his dynamic speeches, interviews, and authoritative writings, In His Own Words documents the full course of Chávez’s remarkable career and examines the life experiences and philosophical influences that drove him to dedicate himself to improving the lives of American farm workers.

Presented in the second and third floor galleries of the Hamersly Library February 21 through March 21, 2011.

















LOCATION:  2nd floor gallery
Curator:  Humanities Texas